The romantic psychological thriller by CoHo titled Verity has become one of her top bestselling books. This is one of the darkest and the most twisted stories she has ever written. The book has an ending that makes every reader either want to throw their books away or snatch their hair out of their heads. As we mentioned, it twisted and was unlike anything she had ever written.
Whether you are a true CoHo fan or just like Verity, we have some books that we think you might enjoy. These are some of the best thrillers that readers have enjoyed and recommended. Fans of thrillers, get ready to have a long TBR by the time you finish reading this article. From the highly recommended The Silent Patient to Gone Girl, these books should be on your top priority TBR list.
“A Madness Of Sunshine”
Anahera Rawiri left New Zealand for a fresh start. But now, she is back to square one. Detective Will Gallagher’s most pressing concerns usually involve petty theft and occasional drunk people. But, when a resident goes for a run and ends up disappearing, he might have to rely on Rawiri’s knowledge of the area to solve a big case.
“Behind Closed Doors”
Jack and Grace are newlyweds, yet they seem to have it all; they are quite possibly the perfect couple. But people still can’t help but wonder what goes on behind their closed doors. Why does Grace look so slim despite being one of the best cooks, and what’s the reason behind the metal shutters on the downstairs windows? What happens between these two once the party is over and everyone goes back home?
Yuko Moriguchi had one reason to live- her four-year-old daughter Manami. Now that her daughter is dead, she has one motive to exist- to seek revenge. She has decided to resign from her teaching job, but she still has one last lecture to give, which will upend everyone’s lives.
On the morning of their fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne wakes up only to discover that his wife has disappeared. The police suspect he’s the reason she has disappeared without a trace. But, as the investigation proceeds, strange things begin to happen, and Nick can’t help but wonder what happened to his wife.
Helen lives a beautiful life that begins to change after she meets Rachel. Rachel is a single mother-to-be but she couldn’t care less about being a mother. They become friends, but as Rachel becomes a part of her life, everyone realizes that the strange woman might be linked to their shared history in ways nobody could have imagined.
Leeds meets Layla and instantly decides that she is the woman he will spend the rest of his life with. But, an attack leaves her fighting for her life. After she recovers, he takes her to the place they first met. There, he meets Willow and soon finds himself in a conflict. Leeds must make a choice, and one wrong choice could affect all of their lives.
“Local Woman Missing”
Shelby Tebow went missing years ago. Then, Meredith Dickey and her daughter disappeared shockingly. The community was shaken, and an elusive search was conducted, but it only led to more questions than right answers. Now, after eleven years, Meredith’s daughter, Delilah, has returned, shocking everyone once again. Everyone has questions but are they really prepared for the answers?
“Lock Every Door”
Jules Larsen is ready to leave her past behind when she accepts the job as an apartment sitter at Bartholomew. She gets to know the residents and staff of the building. Ingrid is an apartment sitter like Jules herself. As they get closer, Ingrid tells her that the building isn’t what it seems, and the next day, she shockingly disappears. Jules decides to find the truth and the killer before she becomes one of the victims too.
“Long Black Veil”
Six college students go out for a thrilling night, but soon they are locked in. The friends lose their way and get separated, and soon, the thrilling night turns into a tragic night. After spending a night in prison, they try to move on, but the truth is the event changed them all. Now, one of them is charged. Only Judith can prove Casey’s innocence but doing that would mean giving up her own dangerous secrets.
“My Lovely Wife”
Their love story is simple- they met then fell in love, got married, the same clichéd love story you see in movies and read about in books. They shared their dreams and secrets with each other until they had nothing to hide. They are a normal couple which means, like every married couple, they have their secrets too. But their secret is getting away with murder, and now it’s about to get more interesting.
Fallon and Ben meet the day before Fallon’s about to leave. They spend their last day together and make a promise to meet each other on the same date every year. On one such meeting, Fallon’s doubts begin to creep up, and she begins to wonder if he is really telling her the truth or just lying for the sake of his novel. Soon she will discover what he’s been hiding all this time, and their story might not end up with a HEA.
Manderley is beautiful, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have its own scars and secrets. Rebecca died a long time ago, and now, Maxim de Winter’s new bride has arrived. But how can she fill her place or escape her shadow when she still sees traces of Rebecca?
“The Couple On Cedar Close”
Cedar Close is a quiet suburban street where bad things never happen until one evening, a man dies. Robert Mills is found dead in his bedroom while his wife sits alone in the kitchen. She says she didn’t kill him. But the truth is, it’s hard to believe her when she doesn’t remember the last few hours.
“The Eighth Girl”
Alexa Wu is a beautiful but damaged woman. The young woman lives a life controlled and manipulated by a series of alternate personalities. Only her shrink, best friend, and stepmother know about it. When her life entangles with her best friend Ella’s life, she will find herself stepping into the cruel underbelly of London, where she will discover if her alternate personalities are an asset or a liability.
Four years ago, she stood in front of everyone and lied. She made a story, and none of them questioned it. It was the best story of her life because everyone believed it. After writing fifteen bestsellers, she had no doubts about her skill of telling a story. Now, she will write one last story that will leave everyone stunned, and it might just as well kill her.
“The Girl On The Train”
Rachel has always caught the same commuter train. Every morning, she waits at the same signal overlooking a row of the back garden. After so many weeks, she feels like she even knows the people who live in one of the houses. She even has names for them- Jess and Jason, the perfect couple. One morning, the train stops, and she sees something. This is her chance to be more than a girl on the train, and she could be a part of their lives now.
“The Guest List”
Everybody has been invited- the bride, the plus one, the best man, the bridesmaid, but who invited the killer? When guests gather to celebrate the wedding of a rising TV star and a magazine publisher, everything looks picture-perfect. It’s a sight to behold, but as the day progresses, drinks will be served, truths will be spilled, and one person will somehow turn up dead.
“The Guilty Mother”
Back in 2013, Melissa Slade had a perfect life until she found herself on trial for killing her own daughters. Jonathan Hunt covered the original case at the time. Now, some new evidence has come to light which brings him back to this case and this mysterious woman. This is his one last chance to know if she’s been telling the truth or manipulating him all this time.
“The Last Mrs. Parish”
Amber Patterson is fed up with her life and tired of being “nobody.” She believes she deserves a glamorous life, just like Daphne Parrish. She has the perfect plan to turn her life around. It includes getting closer to Daphne Parrish and her husband, Jackson. Soon, she achieves that, and she is only starting to enjoy her life when a skeleton from her past comes back, threatening all she has planned.
“The Last Thing He Told Me”
Owen Michaels disappeared days ago but not before leaving a note. The note was addressed to his wife, but the message to “protect her” referred to Bailey. Bailey is Owen’s sixteen-year-old daughter who doesn’t like her new stepmother. As days pass, she will come to realize that Owen isn’t what he seems and Bailey might be the key to solving this mystery.
Mariana is certain that the handsome and charismatic Greek Tragedy professor Edward Fosca is a murderer. The Maidens is a secret society of female students at the college where Fosca teaches. When one of the members of this society is found murdered in Cambridge, Mariana suspects that Posca, despite his alibi, is guilty. Soon, another body is found, and Mariana becomes obsessed with proving Fosca’s guilt.
“The Paris Apartment”
Jess has landed in Paris in search of a fresh start. She shows up at her half-brother Ben’s apartment only to find him missing. As days pass and Ben doesn’t return, Jess begins to worry and dig into his situation. She has so many questions, but no answer, and everyone who is hiding something begins to look like a suspect.
Jacob Finch Bonner, once a promising young novelist, is now a teacher. He teaches in a third-rate MFA program, and his most arrogant student is Evan Parker. When Evan says he doesn’t need Jacob’s help, he ignores the boy’s boast as amateur narcissism.
Until he hears the plot of Evan’s book, which is too good not to steal, after Evan dies, Jacob decides to steal this story that must be told. He is enjoying his success after releasing this book when an email arrives threatening the career he has built for himself.
Blythe Connor is determined to be the mother she never had. When her daughter Violet is born, she becomes convinced that something is wrong with her baby. But, her husband dismisses her worry, forcing her to question her own sanity.
Soon, their son is born. Blythe has a connection with her son, and even Violet likes him. Then something happens that changes everything, and Blythe is forced to face the harsh truth of their lives.
“The Silent Patient”
Alicia Berenson lived a perfect life until she shot her husband five times in the face. She hasn’t spoken a word since then, turning this tragedy into a huge mystery. Today, she has hidden away from the world in a secure forensic unit. Theo Faber, a criminal psychotherapist, has wanted to work with Alicia for a long time. Now that he has his chance, he will do anything to make her talk.
“The Thirteenth Tale”
Vida Winter is famous for the mystery of the missing thirteenth tale. She has spent six decades of her life creating stories while hiding her secret. But now she is ready to tell her story. She summons Margaret Lea to do the job. As she begins her story, several secrets will be uncovered, and their lives will be transformed forever.
“The Truth About The Harry Quebert Affair”
Nola Kellergan fled Somerset and was never seen again. Thirty years have passed when Marcus Goldman, a successful novelist, visits his mentor in Somerset. However, when his mentor, Harry, is implicated in the cold case murder of Nola, plans change. Marcus wanted to find a cure for his writer’s block, but now he must investigate this case to save Harry as well as his career.
“The Wife And The Widow”
Kate is a widow who discovers her dead husband’s secret life. Abby is forced to confront the evidence of her husband’s guilt. When these two women discover unexpected secrets about the men in their life, they will realize that nothing is as it seems. Soon they are burdened by the question- how well do they know their lovers?
“The Wife Between Us”
This is a story about a jealous ex-wife. But maybe, it’s also about her obsession with her replacement. The new wife is a beautiful young woman who is getting married to the man they both love equally. This is a tangled love triangle that is more complex than you think. Don’t assume; instead, read between the lines when you read this book.
“The Wife Upstairs”
Jane is a broke dog walker in a gated community. When she meets the recently widowed Eddie Rochester, her luck begins to change. Rich and handsome, Eddie is the one man who can offer protection to Jane. But as they fall for each other, the legend of Bea, Eddie’s dead wife, begins to haunt her.
“The Woman In The Mirror”
Alice Miller accepts a post as governess at Winterbourne, hoping to begin a new chapter. Her job is to look after Jonathan de Grey’s twin children. But, when she begins her job, she finds her surroundings altered, as if something resents her presence.
Years pass away, and now in the present day, Rachel Wright has learned she is a descendant of the de Greys and also the heir to Winterbourne. She is hopeful that she will find answers about her identity, but what she discovers will be unexpectedly shocking.
“The Woman In The Window”
Anna Fox lives alone in her home in New York City. She doesn’t do much except drink, watch TV, reminisce, and spy on her clueless neighbors. When the Russells move into the house across the way, they look like the perfect family. But one day, Anna witnesses something she shouldn’t, and her world begins to crumble right in front of her eyes.
“Then She Was Gone”
When Ellie was fifteen, she was her mother’s golden girl. But, one day, she was gone just like that, in the blink of an eye. Ten years have passed, and Laurel still hopes to find out what happened on that day. When Floyd enters her life, she doesn’t think much of it. Then she meets his daughter, who is the spitting image of Ellie. Laurel becomes determined to find out what happened to her golden girl and uncover every secret to solve this mystery.
Something unthinkable has happened in rural Somerset. A school is under siege, and everybody is panicking. There’s a wounded headmaster in the library. Hannah is a teenager who is in love for the first time in her life. Parents are gathering to know what’s going on and whether their kids are safe or not. In these three hours, or 180 minutes, or 10800 seconds, everybody’s lives will change.
“Too Good To Be True”
Skye Starling is on cloud nine when Burke Michaels, her boyfriend, proposes to her. But the truth is, he is lying, and he is happily married to another woman. He is just using her for his own deceptive ends. While his scheme grows darker and twisted, Skye throws herself into wedding planning, but they will soon learn that even their best-laid plans can go astray.
Sloan is living with a man she doesn’t love just to protect her loved ones. Asa Jackson is a dangerous and morally corrupt man, and she is stuck with him. But then she meets Carter, the one man who could save her. Together they will do anything to destroy Asa until he’s begging on his knees.
Viridiana is bored, and there’s nothing for her to do. When she meets three wealthy American tourists, she is instantly magnetized. She becomes entwined in their lives until one of them dies. Now, she is trying to save her and protect her friends, but when people begin to ask questions, she won’t be able to save herself for long.
“Who Is Maud Dixon?”
Florence Darrow believes she is destined to become a celebrated writer even though she doesn’t know how or when. When she learns there’s an opening to become Maud Dixon’s assistant, it feels like a sign from the universe.
She is suddenly traveling to Morocco with Helen, aka Maud Dixon. But then she wakes up in a hospital and Helen is dead. She sees an opportunity here- upgrade into Helen’s life as well as her pseudonym.